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Current drive

Current drive

(Science: radiobiology) Any of a variety of techniques used to cause current flow in a plasma. See inductive current drive, rf current drive, non-inductive current drive. Usually applied to schemes used to generate current in tokamaks and other toroidal devices which require internal plasma currents.

See: bootstrap current.


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